Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956

"Spring for GWArc!" was a great success!
Thank you to WCAC-TV staff, auction hosts, phone volunteers and auction donors for supporting GWArc with this amazing event!
WCAC-TV, Waltham's cable TV channel, hosted a LIVE TV Auction to benefit GWArc on Thursday evening, April 27, 6-9 PM. During the live three hour event, "Waltham celebrity" auction hosts presented each auction item and callers bid to win the items. The event was viewable in Waltham and 10 surrounding communities, as well as online at and Facebook Live.
Check out photos of our auction hosts and some behind the scenes photos below.


Mayor McCarthy checks in with phone volunteers Betty Mazzone (seated left) and Cheryl Marcou


Connie Braceland and Bob Marcou


Roz Rubin and Maria Sheehan


Yolanda Cellucci and Justin Barrett


Rick Pizzi and Kelly Hill


On the set of WCAC-TV

Thank you to our generous sponsors!


Thank you to our Auction Item Donors!

    • Four Passes to Landmark Embassy Cinema & $50 Gift Card to Garcia Brogans (Valued at $94), donated by Landmark Embassy Cinema and Garcia Brogans
    • Two (2) Boston Red Sox Tickets vs. Houston Astros 9/29/17 at 7:10PM + Red Sox Gift basket (Valued at $250). Tickets donated by an anonymous donor, gift basket donated by Boston Red Sox
    • Two (2) Seats at the Paint Bar in Newton or Boston (Valued at $70), donated by The Paint Bar
    • Gourmet Dinner for 8 in your home by Roz Rubin, GWArc CEO (Valued at $600), donated byRoz Rubin
    • Autographed, Framed Photo of Boston Bruin Brad Marchand + Frank Vatrano Autographed Puck (Valued at $450). Puck donated by Boston Bruins, photo from KBK Sports
    • "Artists of GWArc" Framed Painting (Valued at $200), donated by GWArc
    • Four (4) One-Day Park Hopper Passes to DisneyWorld (Valued at $620), donated by DisneyWorld
    • Premium Red Sox - 2 tickets vs. Detroit Tigers 6/10 7:15 pm with a Parking Pass (Valued at $500), donated by Vinny Cuttone
    • Courtyard Marriott Overnight & Breakfast for 2 + $25 Bistro 781 (Valued at $225), donated by Park Lodge Hotel Group and Bistro 781
    • Boston Bark $200 Gift Certificate, donated by Vinny Mula, Boston Bark
    • Amtrak Downeaster Round Trip Travel for 2 (Valued at $116), donated by Amtrak
    • Riverbend Country Club Golf package: Foursome with carts + Gift Basket (Valued at $325), donated by Gerry Cosby , Riverbend Country Club
    • Waltham Treats: Edible Arrangements, Lizzy's Sundae Kit, Waltham Popcorn (Valued at $95), donated by Edible Arrangements, Lizzy's Waltham and Waltham Popcorn
    • Red Sox Watch (Valued at $65), donated by Marcou Jewelers
    • Premium Red Sox - 2 Tickets vs. Detroit Tigers 6/10 7:15 pm (Valued at $450), donated by Vinny Cuttone
    • Murphy Fuel - 50 Gallons of Heating Oil (Valued at $126), donated by Murphy Fuel
    • Four (4) Tickets to Travelers Championship & Golf Umbrella Set (Valued at $200), donated by Travelers Championship and Joanne Raymond
    • 2-Night weekend stay at Embassy Suites Boston Waltham including Breakfast (Valued at $400); donated by Embassy Suites
    • Day of Paddling with Charles River Canoe & Kayak & $25 Gift card to Bistro 781 (valued at $105), donated by Charles River Canoe and Kayak and Bistro 781
    • Autographed Photo (16x20) of James White's "Game Winning TD" (Valued at $450) fromKBK Sports
    • Introductory Violin Lesson (Valued at $80), donated by Dorcas McCall
    • Four (4) Red Sox Tickets + Scoreboard Message + Red Sox Gift basket (valued at $340), donated by Boston Red Sox in Honor of Jeff Doucette
    • Overnight Stay at Holiday Inn Express including Breakfast for two & $25 Gift card to Bertucci's (Valued at $225), Donated by Park Lodge Hotel Group and Bertucci's
    • 21+ After Work Pool (Billiards) Party for 20 People (Valued at $200), donated by Jillian's
    • Dinner & Theatre: Grill 23 & Bar Dinner for 2 + Two (2) Tickets to a Show at the Lyric Stage Company (Valued at $338); donated by Grill 23 and Lyric Stage Company
    • $50 Gift card to Salon 844 Hair Salon + $25 Gift card to Grassfields (Valued at $75), Donated by Salon 844 and Grassfields
    • Gift Certificates for Wegman's, JP Licks Sundae party for 5,& Morano Gelato (valued at $100), Donated by Wegman's, JP Licks, and Morano Gelato
    • Autographed Photo (16x20) of Rob Gronkowski (Valued at $550) fromKBK Sports
    • Pizzi Farm Gift Basket, donated by Rick Pizzi,Pizzi Farm
    • Reagle Music Theatre 2 Tickets to "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" + $100 gift Card to Chatueau (valued at $214), donated by Reagle Music Theatre and The Chateau
    • Reagle Music Theatre 2 Tickets to "Show Boat"
    • Reagle Music Theatre 2 tickets to "42nd Street"
    • Four (4) Tickets to BC Football Game vs. Virginia Tech 10/7/17 (Valued at $200); donated by BC Athletics
    • Bowling party for 6 (Valued at $80), donated by Kings Bowling
    • Two-Hour House Cleaning by Merry Maids (Valued at $250); donated by Merry Maids of Waltham
    • Taste of Waltham: $100 Gift card to Brelundi Café + $100 Gift card to Jake N Joe's, donated by Brelundi Café and Jake N Joe's
    • Four (4) Passes to Hall at Patriot Place + Four (4) Passes to 5 Wits Adventure at Patriot Place (Valued at $120), donated by Hall at Patriot Place and 5 Wits Adventure
    • 108 sq. feet of Colonial Pavers donated by True Value by Ideal/Pavers by Ideal
    • Waltham Police Ride Along, donated by Waltham Police Department
    • $100 Gift Card to Cinquecento Roman Trattoria + Four (4) Tickets to a Laugh Boston Comedy Show (Valued at $140), donated by Cinquecento and Laugh Boston
    • Family Fun: Four (4) Tickets to New England Zoo, Ten (10) Swan Boat, and Two (2) Passes to Adventure Park at Heritage Museum (Valued at $205), donated by New England Zoo, Boston Swan Boats, and Adventure Park
    • Waltham YMCA One Month Family Membership + Registration for St. Jude 5K & Family Fun Walk (Valued at $117), Donated by Waltham YMCA& St Jude
    • $50 Gift certificate to More than Words & Basket of Books (Valued at $100), donated by More Than Words, Anita Diamant, and Rita Wolfson
    • Lottery Treasure Chest (Valued at $60); donated by GWArc Board of Directors
    • Two (2) Tickets to New Repertory Theatre (Valued at $130), donated by New Repertory Theatre
    • Car Care Basket (Valued at $99), donated by Creonte Oil Lube& Filter, Randy's Car Wash, and Autozone
    • Two (2) Tickets to North Shore Music Theatre for "Music Man" on 6/6 or 6/7 & Gift certificate to Nat's Restaurant at the Hawthorne Hotel (Valued at $200), donated by North Shore Music Theatre and Nat's Restaurant
All proceeds benefit GWArc programs and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Our tax id # is 04-2441728.

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